Shocking and sad rise in teen suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the United States for people between the ages of 10 and 34 and the fourth leading cause of death for people between 35 and 54.

I found that news incredible and was especially disturbed to think that children as young as 10 are acting successfully on their suicidal impulses. 

I got this information  from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) website; they had gathered their data from the Centers for Disease Control. 

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